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Could bounty programs help curb buggy game launches?

In what can only be viewed as a brilliant marketing move to attract customers while simultaneously improving its product, the developers behind Steam Early Access title Ark: Survival Evolved have launched a bounty program for anyone that finds a bug…

Windows PCs are also vulnerable to"FREAK" flaw

The FREAK flaw that first surfaced early this week was initially only thought to affect software that relied on OpenSSL or Apple’s Secure Transport (think Android, iOS and OS X). Microsoft has since released a security advisory indicating its Windows…

New iOS bug makes devices vulnerable to fake app attack

Just a few days after security researchers at Palo Alto Networks discovered the WireLurker malware that infects iOS devices through OS X, folks at mobile security research firm FireEye have uncovered an iOS security flaw that they claim poses a…

Apple releases patch to fix Shellshock bug in OS X

Apple has released an update for OS X Mavericks, Lion, and Mountain Lion that patches the recently discovered Shellshock bug in the Bash software used in many Unix-based computers. Dubbed OS X bash Update 1.0, the patch fixes the issues outlined…